Email-based scams are increasingly derailing real estate transactions and the lives of those who fall prey. Agents and brokers regularly remind their clients to safeguard their information, and educate them on the signs of a fraudulent email. Even industry executives, however, can be vulnerable. Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran, mega investor and founder of The Corcoran...

By Anita Ginsburg Once the weather starts to warm up, consider tackling a few projects around your house. When it comes to keeping your home running smoothly, a little bit of preventative maintenance can make a huge difference. Replace All the Filters in Your Home Many people never even think about replacing their filters, and that can cause some major issues in...

Last month, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made newsworthy contributions within their own communities or the industry as a whole. They have dedicated their lives to...

By Brooke Chaplan If you've decided to place your home on the market, you likely want it to sell as quickly as possible. Partially, this is for your own convenience. More importantly, though, the longer that a house sits on the market, the lower its final price tends to be. Therefore, before you list your home, you need to be sure it's ready to attract as much attention...

As President and CEO of the Nick Shivers Team at Keller Williams Portland Central, Nick Shivers heads one of the top real estate teams in Oregon and Southwest Washington, as well as My Rocket Listing, an iBuyer program he successfully launched several years ago. Most importantly to Shivers, who was named one of just 13 Newsmaker Hall of Fame inductees this year,...

We've finally entered into another decade—but what does that mean for the next 10 years? According to a recently released LendingTree report, for a significant number of U.S. homeowners, moving is in the cards. LendingTree surveyed more than 1,500 Americans, finding that 45 percent of homeowners are planning to move during the 2020s. What is the motivation? At...

By Wendy Dessler Most people take great pride in making their home more appealing, and homeowners can spend hundreds or thousands each year on improvements and alterations. One of the main things to consider when choosing an improvement project is how much value it could potentially add to your residence. You also need to think about the overall cost of the project. Related:...

By Megan Kezell Homebuyers with growing families need a lot of storage space. Everyone expects interior rooms to be top-notch, but they don't expect the garage to be anything more than a large empty space. Maximizing that vast space with actual storage solutions keeps clutter out of the main living area, increasing the value of your home. A spick-and-span garage...

By Meghan Belnap A house or yard flipper is an investor who purchases particular properties and creates new ways to make them more attractive and of higher quality for the purpose of selling quickly at a higher price. The goal, of course, is to make a profit over and above the purchase price and all costs involved in the renovations. Related: 5 House-Flipping Expenses...

A 9,028-square-foot home designed by the late Phoenix architect Bill Tull has been listed for $2.99 million. The property, lovingly named "Shiloh," was originally built in 1982 and sits in the foothills on the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale, Ariz. Tull, who passed away in 2000, is a well-known artist and architect who made his name in Arizona. He is largely...